Bird spikes, digital CCTV cameras to be part of DMRC’s renovation work

Changing analog CCTV cameras with digital model for enhanced readability, and putting in fowl spikes to forestall tripping of overhead electrical wires and gear as a consequence of fowl menace are a few of the upkeep steps taken by Delhi Metro Rail Company (DMRC) on its crimson line community, the oldest stretch of the metro.

The Purple Line was the primary Delhi Metro line which turned operational in 2002 with the opening of the 8.4 km lengthy Shahdara to Tis Hazari part comprising 6 stations.

The upkeep which began in July-2019, has been achieved in a file time regardless of the challenges posed by the continued pandemic, resulting in even short-term halt of all of the actions in 2020, stated DMRC in a launch.

Related train(s) may also be carried out on different traces in a gradual method to maintain the system and its providers as a world class city mass transport facility.

The renovation is full at 12 out of 21 stations on the crimson line community, it stated. The work at remaining stations may also be accomplished by Might 2021.

Itemizing the upkeep works, DMRC said it has supplied insulation sleeve on catenary wire in station space and in addition set up of fowl spikes at varied crucial factors to forestall over head gear tripping as a consequence of fowl menace.

Substitute of exterior façade with simple to keep up materials, LED lighting, portray the interiors and exteriors had been a few of the different steps taken by DMRC.

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